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Mastering Qlik Sense

By : Juan Ignacio Vitantonio
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Mastering Qlik Sense

By: Juan Ignacio Vitantonio

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense is a powerful, self-servicing Business Intelligence tool for data discovery, analytics and visualization. It allows you to create personalized Business Intelligence solutions from raw data and get actionable insights from it. This book is your one-stop guide to mastering Qlik Sense, catering to all your organizational BI needs. You'll see how you can seamlessly navigate through tons of data from multiple sources and take advantage of the various APIs available in Qlik and its components for guided analytics. You'll also learn how to embed visualizations into your existing BI solutions and extend the capabilities of Qlik Sense to create new visualizations and dashboards that work across all platforms. We also cover other advanced concepts such as porting your Qlik View applications to Qlik Sense,and working with Qlik Cloud. Finally, you'll implement enterprise-wide security and access control for resources and data sources through practical examples. With the knowledge gained from this book, you'll have become the go-to expert in your organization when it comes to designing BI solutions using Qlik Sense.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Dev Hub

The Dev Hub combines different tools that developers will enjoy. The Dev Hub is only available in Qlik Sense, so anyone who worked with QlikView in the past will find this a new and exciting topic.

Dev Hub allows developers to create and edit extensions, mashups, widgets, and convert QlikView documents into Qlik Sense documents. There is also an API explorer, which comes in very handy when creating extensions.

Contrary to other features in Qlik Sense, the Dev Hub is aimed at developers. This is the place where geeks can play and have fun. However, the content in this chapter is simple enough for everyone to follow.

In this chapter, I will not be covering the details of programming. You should have a very basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. But, don't worry! if you don't, I will make sure you understand everything here. This chapter is a good warm...